License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gurtej Cheema is Average. Dr. Cheema has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cheema graduated from Government Medical College, Patiala. He has 3 awards.

Rheumatology Fellow of the year, American College of rheumatology, 2001
Best Senior Resident, 1998-99
Certificate of appreciation, Dept. of Emergency Medicine, USC, Los Angeles, 2000


Dr. Cheema has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • University of California Davis Medical Center 
  • Mercy General Hospital 


  • Hindi

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Additional Information
Dr. Gurtej Singh Cheema MD is a male Internist, has 21 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Gurtej S. Cheema practice?
Dr. Gurtej Cheema has 2 office locations.
Dr. Gurtej Cheema practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Sacramento, CA.
See Sacramento Internists and Sacramento Rheumatologists.